Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following notes give a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal data is any data that personally identifies you. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our Privacy Policy.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website? The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?

Your data will be collected on the one hand, by transmitting them to us. This can be for example data that you enter in a contact form. Other data are collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (for example Internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). The collection of this information is automatic as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

At any time, you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions about data protection you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

When visiting our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens above all with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous; the surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can raise an objection to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy. You can raise an objection to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this privacy policy.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data Protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Note to the responsible entity

The responsible data processing company on this website is:

ANTIQE JEWELLERY BERLIN
Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands
Rheinfrank & Holzfuss GbR
Linienstraße 44 10119 Berlin – Germany

Authorised representative:
Oliver Rheinfrank und Dirk Holzfuss

Telephone: Tel. +49 | 30 | 20689155
e-mail: or@antique-jewellery.de

Responsible entity is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, that decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the case of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found under the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschrifen_Links/anschrifen_links-node.html.

Right of data portability

You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator, an SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Encrypted payments on this website

If, after the conclusion of a fee-based contract, there is an obligation to provide us with your payment details (for example account number for direct debit authorization), this data will be required for payment processing.
Payment transactions via the common means of payment (Visa / MasterCard, direct debit) are made exclusively via an encrypted SSL or TLS connection. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.
In the case of encrypted communication, your payment details that you send to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to provide free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Contradiction against advertising mails

The use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

3. Data Collection on our Website

Cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookie and allow cookies only in individual cases, you exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies required to perform the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you desire (for example shopping cart function), are saved based on Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of its services. If other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your browsing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of the data entered into the contact form is therefore exclusively based on your consent (Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The information you provide in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or delete the purpose for data storage (for example, after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions – especially retention periods – remain unaffected.

Processing data (client and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or modification of the legal relationship (inventory data).This is done on the basis of Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or precontractual measures. We only collect, process and use personal data on the use of our Internet pages (user data) insofar as this is necessary in order to enable or charge the user for the use of the service. The collected customer data will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected. Data transmission at the conclusion of the contract for online shops, dealers and goods dispatch.

We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary in the course of the contract, for example to the companies entrusted with the delivery of the goods or to the bank responsible for processing the payment. A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. A transfer of your data to third parties without explicit consent, such as for advertising purposes, does not occur.

Basis for data processing is Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or precontractual measures.

Data transfer to Shipping Service Provider

Insofar as you have given us your express consent during or after your order, , we give based on this consent in accordance with art. 6 sec. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR your e-mail address and telephone number to the selected shipping service provider so that they can contact you before delivery for the purpose of delivery notification or reconciliation.

The consent can be withdrawn at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete your data for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data use, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

DHL

Deutsche Post AG Data
Protection Commissioner
Gabriela Krader, LL.M. 53250 Bonn
Germany

https://www.dpdhl.com/de/datenschutz.html

UPS

UPS Europa SA
Ave Ariane 5 Brussels
B-1200 Belgium

https://www.ups.com/de/de/help-center/legal-terms-conditions/privacy-notice.page

FedEx

FedEx Express – European Office to the attention of legal department
Taurusavenue 111
2132 LS Hoofddorp
Netherlands

https://www.fedex.com/de-de/privacy-policy.html

4. Social Media

Facebook-Plugins (Like & Share-Button)

On our pages are plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. Further information can be found in the Facebook privacy policy at: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Twitter Plugin

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by the Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. For more information, see the privacy policy of Twitter at: https://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings under https://twitter.com/account/settings.

Instagram Plugin

Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our sides. These functions are offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.

If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Instagram.

For more information, see the privacy policy of Instagram: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Tumblr Plugin

Our pages use buttons of the service Tumblr. Provider is the Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA.

These buttons allow you to share a post or page with Tumblr or to follow the provider on Tumblr. When you visit one of our websites using the Tumblr button, the browser establishes a direct connection with the Tumblr servers. We have no control over the amount of data that Tumblr collects and transmits using this plug-in. According to the current status, the IP address of the user as well as the URL of the respective website are transmitted.

For more information, see the privacy policy of Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/policy/de/privacy.

LinkedIn Plugin

Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Each time you visit one of our pages that contains LinkedIn features, it connects to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click LinkedIn’s “Recommend Button” and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn.

For more information, see the privacy policy of Instagram LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

XING Plugin

Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Each time you visit one of our sites that contains XING features, it will connect to XING servers. A storage of personal data is not done to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.

Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in XING’s privacy policy: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

Pinterest Plugin

On our site, we use social plugins from the Pinterest social network operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest”). When you visit a page that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits protocol data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. This log data may include your IP address, the address of the websites visited, which also includes Pinterest features, browser type and settings, the date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest, and cookies.

For more information on the purpose, scope and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest and your rights and ways to protect your privacy, see the privacy policy of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.

5. Analysis Tools and Advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so called “Cookies”. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP Anonymization

We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Opposition to Data Collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: disable Google Analytics.

For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, see the Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Demographic features in Google Analytics

This website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics. As a result, reports can be produced that contain information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. These data are from interest-based advertising from Google and from third-party visitor data. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time through the ad settings in your Google Account, or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Opposition to data collection”.

Google AdWords and Google Conversion-Tracking

This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising program from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).

As part of Google AdWords, we use the so-called conversion tracking. When you click on an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is set. Cookies are small text files that the Internet browser stores on the user’s computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for the personal identification of the users. If the user visits certain pages on this website and the cookie has not expired yet, Google and we may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page.

Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies cannot be tracked through the websites of advertisers. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive any information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can opt out by opting out of the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through your Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

The storage of “conversion cookies” is based on Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

For more information about Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking, see the Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

With reCAPTCHA we want to check if the data entry on our websites (for example in a contact form) is done by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (for example, the IP address, website visitor’s time spent on the website, or user mouse movements). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyzes are completely in the background. Site visitors are not advised that an analysis is taking place.

The data processing is based on Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. The Website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web sites from abusive automated spying and SPAM.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please see the links below: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.

6. Plugins and Tools

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts.

To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

For more information about Google Web Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google Maps

This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is for the sake of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we specify on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR.

For more information about how to handle user data, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

7. Payment Provider

PayPal

Among others, we offer payment via PayPal on our website. Provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”). If you choose to pay via PayPal, the payment details you enter will be sent to PayPal.

The transmission of your data to PayPal is based on Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. a GDPR (Consent) and Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDPR (Processing to fulfill a contract). You have the opportunity to revoke your consent to data processing at any time. A revocation does not affect the effectiveness of historical data processing operations.

Klarna

On our website we offer, among others, the payment with the services of Klarna. Provider is Klarna AB, Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden (hereinafter “Klarna”).

Klarna offers various payment options (for example, installment purchase). If you choose to pay with Klarna (Klarna Checkout Solution), Klarna will collect various personal information from you. Details can be found in the privacy policy of Klarna under the following link: https://www.klarna.com/de/datenschutz/.

Klarna uses cookies to optimize the use of the Klarna Checkout solution. The optimization of the checkout solution constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and do no harm. They remain on your device until you delete them. Details about the use of Klarna cookies can be found in the following link: https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/policy/cookie/de_de/checkout.pdf.

Your data is transmitted to Klarna on the basis of Art. 6. Sec. 1 lit. a GDPR (Consent) and Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDPR (Processing to fulfill a contract). You have the opportunity to revoke your consent to data processing at any time. A revocation does not affect the effectiveness of historical data processing operations.

Sofortüberweisung (Immediate Transfer)

On our website we offer among others Payment by “Sofortüberweisung”. Provider of this payment service is the Sofort GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich (hereinafter “Sofort GmbH”).

With the help of the procedure “Sofortüberweisung” (immediate Transfer) we receive in real time a payment confirmation from Sofort GmbH and can immediately start to fulfill our obligations.

If you have decided to use the “Sofortüberweisung” method of payment, forward the PIN and a valid TAN to Sofort GmbH, which will then be able to log in to your online banking account. Sofort GmbH automatically checks your account balance after logging in and transfers the money to us using the TAN you have submitted. Then it will send us a confirmation of the transaction without delay. After logging in, your sales, the credit line of the credit line and the existence of other accounts as well as their stocks are also checked automatically.

In addition to the PIN and the TAN, the payment data entered by you as well as personal data will be transmitted to Sofort GmbH. The personal data are first and last name, address, telephone number (s), e-mail address, IP address and possibly further data required for payment processing. The transmission of this data is necessary to establish your identity beyond doubt and to prevent fraud.

The transmission of your data to the Sofort GmbH takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. a GDPR (Consent) and Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDPR (Processing to fulfill a contract).You have the opportunity to revoke your consent to data processing at any time. A revocation does not affect the effectiveness of historical data processing operations.

For details on payment with Immediate Transfer (Sofortüberweisung) refer to the following links: https://www.sofort.de/datenschutz.html und https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.

Stripe

If you opt for a payment method offered through the payment service provider “Stripe”, payment will be processed via Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., C/O A&L Goodbody, Ifsc, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, to which we will disclose your information communicated during the ordering process in addition to the information about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) pursuant to Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDBR. The disclosure of your data is exclusively for the purpose of payment processing with Stripe Payments Europe Ltd. and only insofar as it is necessary for this. For more information on the privacy of “Stripe”, see the following Internet address: https://stripe.com/de/privacy#translation.

easyCredit

If you decide on a payment method offered via the payment service provider “easy credit”, payment will be processed via TeamBank AG Nuremberg, Beuthener Str. 25, 90471 Nuremberg, e-mail: service@easycredit.de, Telephone: 0911/53900, to which we will disclose your information communicated during the ordering process in addition to the information about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) pursuant to Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. b GDBR. The transfer of your data takes place exclusively for the purpose of the payment processing with the TeamBank AG Nuremberg and only insofar as it is necessary for this. For more information on the privacy of “easyCredit”, see the following Internet address: https://www.easycredit.de/datenschutz